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Live From The Lugano Festival - Martha Argerich And Friends


Release Date: 09/13/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 76871   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri ShostakovichSergei ProkofievPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Maxim VengerovMartha ArgerichGautier CapuçonYefim Bronfman,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album was nominated for the 2006 Grammy Awards for "Best Classical Album" and "Best Chamber Music Performance." This album was nominated for the 2006 Grammy Awards for "Best Classical Album" and "Best Chamber Music Performance." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E minor, Op. 67 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Martha Argerich (Piano), Gautier Capuçon (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USSR 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 
2.
Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical" by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Yefim Bronfman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Arranger: Rikuya Terashima.
Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 
3.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Mirabela Dina (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Arranger: Nicolas Economou.
Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 
4.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 108 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Lilya Zilberstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 
5.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B flat major, D 898/Op. 99 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gautier Capuçon (Cello), Renaud Capuçon (Violin), Yefim Bronfman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1828; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 
6.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Mark Drobinsky (Cello), Nora Romanoff-Schwarzberg (Viola), Renaud Capuçon (Violin),
Dora Schwarzberg (Violin), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 
7.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 105 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Géza Hosszu-Legocky (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 
8.
Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, Op. 87/B 162 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Lida Chen (Viola), Renaud Capuçon (Violin), Walter Delahunt (Piano),
Gautier Capuçon (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
Venue:  Live  Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival 
Notes: Stello Molo Auditorium, Lugano Festival (2002 - 2004) 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.1 in D Major, Op.25 "Classical" (transcribed for two pianos by Rikuya Terashima): I. Allegro
Symphony No.1 in D Major, Op.25 "Classical" (transcribed for two pianos by Rikuya Terashima): II. Larghetto
Symphony No.1 in D Major, Op.25 "Classical" (transcribed for two pianos by Rikuya Terashima): III. Gavotte. Non troppo Allegro
Symphony No.1 in D Major, Op.25 "Classical" (transcribed for two pianos by Rikuya Terashima): Finale. Molto vivace
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu): I. Ouverture miniature
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu), II. Danses caractérisque: Marche
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu), II. Danses caractérisque: Danse de la Fée Dragée
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu), II. Danses caractérisque: Danse russe Trepak
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu), II. Danses caractérisque: Danse Arabe
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu), II. Danses caractérisque: Danse Chinoise
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu), II. Danses caractérisque: Danse Mirlitons
The Nutcracker, Suite from the Ballet (transcribed for two pianos by Nicolas Economu): III. Danse des Fleurs
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello, No. 2 in E minor Op. 67: I. Andante - Moderato
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello, No. 2 in E minor Op. 67: II. Allegro non troppo
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello, No. 2 in E minor Op. 67: III. Largo
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello, No. 2 in E minor Op. 67: IV. Allegretto
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108: I. Allegro
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108: II. Adagio
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108: III. Un poco presto e con sentimento
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108: IV. Presto agitato
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello No.1 in Bb Major, Op.99 D898: Allegro moderato
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello No.1 in Bb Major, Op.99 D898: Andante un poco mosso
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello No.1 in Bb Major, Op.99 D898: Scherzo. Allegro
Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello No.1 in Bb Major, Op.99 D898: Rondo. Allegro vivace

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  4 Customer Reviews )
 Thoroughly Enjoyable October 25, 2014 By Ted V. (Bellingham, WA) See All My Reviews "I've considered Martha Argerich among the supreme pianists for many years so considered this festival chamber music worth a try. This collection has far exceeded my expectations. I usually don't consider festival recordings likely to produce the best sound but it is excellent for music generated by some exceedingly talented musicians." Report Abuse
 Great Album October 25, 2014 By Richard Key (Santa Rosa, CA) See All My Reviews "This is a wonderful album and I especially enjoy The Nutcracker. It is always played by an orchestra, but this dual piano version is very refreshing." Report Abuse
 Love this set! December 24, 2013 By Christian  B. (Price, UT) See All My Reviews "I bought this set on a one day sale, and boy am I glad I did. So much energy, such a great recording sound on all of the pieces. And if you collect Christmas music, you MUST have the Nutcracker pieces from this performance - you'll never tire of them!" Report Abuse
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